JESSIE BEATRICE BOBBITT WARE, 86, of Memphis, formerly of Somerville, Tenn., retired employee of Monroe Manufacturing Co., died of heart failure Wednesday at Mid-South Christian Nursing Home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Peebles Fayette County Funeral Home in Somerville with burial in Macon (Tenn.) Cemetery. She was a member of St. Stephens United Methodist Church. Mrs. Ware, the widow of Anthony Eugene Ware, leaves a daughter, Carolyn Russell of Eads; four sisters, Fannie Moody of Rossville and Melba Chambers, Mary Ann Guy and Earline Black, all of Memphis; a brother, Johnny Bobbitt of Macon, two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Source: Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) — Thursday, May 18, 2000